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Slide set: Hamlet (story: Newton & Co., 32 slides, 1913-1925)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
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Slide 3
Hamlet: A little more than kin, and less than kind
Slide 4**
King: 'Why, 'tis a loving and fair reply'
Slide 5**
Hamlet: 'O, that this too too solid flesh would melt'
Slide 6**
Hamlet: 'Sir, my good Friend; I'll change that name with you'
Slide 7**
Laertes: 'For Hamlet and the trifling of his favour'
Slide 8
Polonius: 'Yet here Laertes? Abroad, abroad, for shame'
Slide 9**
Ophelia: ''Tis my memory lock'd'
Slide 10
Polonius: 'Ay, springs to catch woodcocks I do know'
Slide 11**
Marcel: 'You shall not go, my lord'
Slide 12
Ophelia: 'Good my lord'
Slide 13**
Hamlet: 'If thou dost marry, I'll give thee this plague for a dowry'
Slide 14
Player King: 'Sweet, leave me here awhile'
Slide 15
Hamlet: 'No no, they do but jest'
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** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
Other related organisation

in stock of Newton & Co., 1925 (item ref. AXB)

Main type of image
photograph
Main usage of set
story
Date of first manufacture
unknown  (earliest possible 1913, latest possible 1925)
People appearing in slides

BARNES, J.H.  (1850-1925) – slides 8, 10

ELLIOTT, Gertrude  (1874-1950) – slides 7-9, 12-13

FORBES-ROBERTSON, Sir Johnston  (1853-1937) – slides 3-6, 12-15

SCOTT-GATTY, Alex  (1876-1937) – slides 7-9

Notes

The slides show staged tableaux from a stage production of Hamlet, probably that at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane, London, in 1913, which was also the basis of a cinematograph film produced by the Hepworth company.

The production featured Johnston Forbes-Robertson as Hamlet, Gertrude Elliott as Ophelia, J.H. Barnes as Polonius, and (probably) Alex Scott-Gatty as Laertes.

Lucerna ID  3010436

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 27 May 2021

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